City of Redding, Calif. Signs Contract with Library Systems & Services for Another Five Years

Source: PR Newswire, July 7, 2016

Library Systems and Services (LS&S) has signed an agreement to continue providing support to Redding and Shasta County, California libraries until 2021. The company has worked with Shasta Public Libraries since 2007, providing strategic, technical, and operational support. The public-private partnership with LS&S has given Shasta Public Libraries solid footing following a history of closed branches and low ratings for per capita funding. …


Control of libraries to shift / Supervisors vote to pass services to city of Redding
Source: By Tim Hearden, Record Searchlight (CA), August 23, 2006

Shasta County supervisors voted 4-1 Tuesday to hand off library services to the city of Redding.

……..The city would notify the county by Oct. 31 whether it will run the system or contract with a private firm. Redding has been negotiating with Maryland-based Library Systems and Services (LSSI), and a final agreement could go before the City Council within the next month.